The goal of the SouthArk Leadership Academy is to develop a network of qualified leaders for the present and future college and community needs. To meet this goal, SouthArk seeks to:
- identify and motivate individuals with leadership potential;
- acquaint participants with issues, needs, challenges, and opportunities in higher education, community college, and community;
- engage participants in information sharing, exchange of ideas, and networking;
- challenge potential leaders to become involved with issues, the decision-making process, and professional development;
- provide participants with skills, opportunities, and mentors for leadership development.
To be eligible, you must have:
- been employed at SouthArk for at least one year,
- an evaluation that is above expectations,
- the approval of your department/division supervisor,
- and have their full support – for you and the time required to participate in the 9 month/9 session program.
If you are interested in applying for participation in the 4th SouthArk Lead Academy, please submit the application to Susan Jordan by September 1, 2018.
SouthArk Lead Class IV Members: Brandi Cotterman, Jennifer Baine, LaBreshianna Hicks, Will Rankin, Rebekah Wagner
2017 - 2018
SouthArk Lead Class III Members: Tim Johnson, Roslyn Nipper, Robert Norman, Philip Shackelford, Susan Spicher, Vanessa Williams
2016 - 2017
SouthArk Lead Class II Members: Benjamin Cagle, Caroline Hammond, Sherry Howard, Valerie Lewis, Vernita Morgan, Christy Wilson
2015 - 2016
SouthArk Lead Class I Members: Linda Bates, Heather Smith, Dr. John Spencer, Amy Sturdivant, Genevieve White